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Power Engineers Substation BIM P&C Designer in Ft Mill, South Carolina

Substation BIM P&C Designer

Location:Ft Mill

State/Territory:South Carolina

Department:Power Delivery BIM Substation Group


Substation BIM P&C Designer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a customer service oriented, communicative, self-motivated electrical protection and control designer to work in the Substation BIM Department of the Power Delivery Division. This position reports to our Fort Mill office with the ability to work remote from any location. Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will support substation BIM project work and will assist in the rollout and implementation of BIM style software applications that are replacing current substation design processes at POWER. Duties include assisting our clients in the rollout and implementation of these BIM style software applications as well.

  • The successful candidate will be providing quality assurance oversight to production teams for BIM content created as well as projects and their drawings.

  • Other duties include understanding and adhering to client drafting standards and working individually within a team to complete complex and technically challenging aspects of electric utility substation design.

  • The successful candidate will also be assisting with training content and documentation development, the maintenance of POWER BIM standards, and process development and improvement.

  • The successful candidate shall be able to specify and select relevant substation equipment, develop one line diagrams, three line diagrams, control house layouts, protection panel layouts, schematics, wiring diagrams, network and IRIG-B diagrams, cable schedules, material lists and calculations to support design (if needed).

Required Education/Experience

  • Associate's degree or equivalent technical education.

  • Minimum 6 months work experience using AutoCAD-Electrical design software (or equivalent ECAD software).

  • Candidate must have solid experience with AutoCAD.

  • Candidate must have solid experience with Microsoft Office applications and Office 365.

  • Candidate must have an understanding of electrical controls design.

  • Candidate must have electrical reasoning skills and attention to detail.

  • The candidate must have strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills in order to work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship.

Desired Education/Experience

  • 3+ years' experience in electric utility substation design.

  • Familiarity with Raster and "brownfield" (retrofit) design processes.

  • Any familiarity with Computer Programming languages (e.g. AutoLISP, VBA, VB, .NET, Node.js, etc.)

  • Familiarity with databases and database design.

  • Familiarity with Autodesk Vault (or other Document Management Systems).

  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint.

  • Substation or Utility Construction field experience.

  • Ability to produce applicable drawings from rough sketches, notes, vendor drawings, and such.

  • Ability to select materials based on technical requirements.

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.